From: W2AGN (firstname.lastname@example.org)
On 15 Aug 2002 at 15:40, George, W5YR wrote:
> The Q-Dope that I used in the 40's was a clear thick liquid that dried
> clear. I believe that it is still being made. It was described on the label
> as "liquid polystyrene." It was intended to be applied as r-f insulation or
> "coil dope."
Does anyone remember the last "Q-dope" thread on QRP-L. Back in 1996 or 1997, the ensuing flame war almost melted polystyrene.
I suspected folks were making Q-dope with toluene and styrofoam peanuts and sniffing the fumes. (BTW, if you do this, do it outside..make Q-dope that is..... don't sniff the
fumes...they cause delusions of grandeur, poor spelling and grammar, and ear wax.)
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